The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 69 43 69
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.26% 0.38% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.41% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£238 £325 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +80.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £290 £260
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -21.60%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
733 486 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.49% 91.18% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 314 481
Average daily rate £365 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -28.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Server Engineer
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Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Engineer across the Bristol region.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer across the Bristol region.

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Server Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Server Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Server Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Server Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix